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One of the most artistic forms of Lord Shiva.

This is part of the Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square and you won't miss it. I'm a fairly neutral hindu... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Nice statue with ethnic value and the sound of the pigeon is too peaceful. Known as Lord of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is part of the Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square and you won't miss it. I'm a fairly neutral hindu but when you come across this statue, it's got some kind of a divine charm that will completely engulf you. Since I love appreciating art, it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice statue with ethnic value and the sound of the pigeon is too peaceful. Known as Lord of justice....

Thank chalisesulav321
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is a very famous temple. Lot of devotees come to pray here. The campus is big and neatly mantained

Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is also part of Darbar Square. People's belief that one should say truth only before this. If we say lie, we will be punished.

Thank bhaskarababuadari
Reviewed 25 June 2018

it survived the earthquake of 2015. the police headquarters next to it because as the legend goes if you tell a lie in front of the kala bairav then you will vomit blood - (they would take the prisoners in front of it - so...More

Thank AnitaDidi
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Beautiful monument. I wasn`t sure what it represents but its worth visiting. Its not a busy place to visit which is great.

Thank Abdullah E
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Kala bhairab is one big idol of Lord Bhairav. The surrounding of this idol is Kathmandu Palace Square, one of the UNESCO world heritage

Thank Binaya P. A
Reviewed 12 June 2018

If you're a Shiv Bhakt, you will want to worship at this colourful image of Shiva in his destructive form. It is used by the government as a place for people to swear the truth.

Thank priyaflorence
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The history and beauty of the temples in this area are amazing...even with the earthquake destruction...it is still amazing...the people make everyone even better...this square is filled with history....

Thank Patpv
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I visited Kala Bairav during my visit ti Kathmandu. It is situated in Hanuman Dhoka. The paplace is very sacred and holy and temple is very beautiful although ii is small.

Thank Pradeep A
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